Trooper Roy Edman Jones

Trooper Roy Edman Jones

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, July 3, 1979

Roy Edman Jones

Trooper Roy Jones was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist the Markleville town marshal and a Madison County sheriff's deputy who had stopped a vehicle they had pursued after running a stop sign.

Trooper Jones was responding with lights and siren when another car pulled out in front of him. He swerved to avoid a collision and struck a tree, killing him instantly of massive injuries.

Trooper Jones had served with the Indiana State Police for nearly three years and was assigned to the Pendleton post. He was a veteran of the US Army Special Forces during the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was survived by his wife, three sons and daughter.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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